Quotes by achievement

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  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
    English mathematician 1953-
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    I'm sure that some of them will be very hard and I'll have a sense of achievement again, but nothing will mean the same to me - there's no other problem in mathematics that could hold me the way that this one did.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
    Bing Gordon
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    If you don't measure yourself by achievement, how are you going to set achievement levels for other people?
  • Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz
    American psychologist 1946-
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    In an ideal world, nobody's work would be just about the money. People could pursue excellence in what they do, take pride in achievement, and derive meaning from knowing that their work improved the lives of others.
  • Karen Horney
    Karen Horney
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    Is not the tremendous strength in men of the impulse to creative work in every field precisely due to their feeling of playing a relatively small part in the creation of living beings, which constantly impels them to an overcompensation in achievement?
  • Bryn Terfel
    Bryn Terfel
    Welsh bass-baritone opera singer 1965-
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    It was in Cardiff, and the cast was 60 per cent Welsh-speaking. It's the first time I've walked into a rehearsal room speaking my mother tongue, which in itself was a breath of fresh clean air from the Welsh mountains. Singing Hans Sachs is always a milestone, but I was happy to be part of such an achievement, not personally but as a company.
  • Adam Clayton
    Adam Clayton
    Irish musician 1960-
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    It's very confusing when fame comes early on in your career. You get a little bit bent out of shape in terms of what's important. Fame is like the dessert that comes with your achievements - it's not an achievement in itself, but sometimes it can overpower the work.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
    Nelson Mandela
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    Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
  • Look upon your chastening as God's chariots sent to carry your soul into the high places of spiritual achievement.
  • Gabriel Heatter
    Gabriel Heatter
    American radio commentator and journalist 1890-1972
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    Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Never mistake activity for achievement.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
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    Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy achievement and growth; it's a shield.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
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